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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Perdre

"La hauteur"

February 10, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Perdre

In above, can this phrase be used to define 'high' culture ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sitesurf

"la hauteur" can be used figuratively:

  • sa hauteur de vue est remarquable
  • il la regarde avec hauteur
  • il a une haute opinion de lui-même

but: il a une grande culture (yet, I don't know whether that is what you were referring to...)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Perdre

Again, thank you. Your reply has provided much for thought. I am especially concerned over the time factor in learning the language, and your assistance is extraordinary. Perdre.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/walcfra

My first attempt at translation was 'haughtiness', partly because the previous sentence contained the word 'attitude'. Duolingo didn't like my idea. Rats! But your examples, Sitesurf, illustrate that attitude.

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